Programs and Events

The Estes Park Museum hosts programs and events throughout the year. If you have any questions about tours or upcoming programs, please contact the Curator of Interpretation

Information regarding online offerings can be found below. Please check back regularly to see the latest from the Estes Park Museum.

While the Museum was closed in 2020, many online programs were recorded. Those programs can be accessed on the Museum's YouTube playlist

Estes Park Museum Programs

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Upcoming Programs:

Featured Artist, Greig Steiner: Saturday, October 8, 2:00 p.m. - Join the Estes Park Museum as they host local artist Greig Steiner for an exclusive presentation. Starting in the Museum meeting room, Mr. Steiner will discuss his life, inspirations, and artistic career that has spanned nearly eight decades. The audience will then have the opportunity to view a collection of works currently on display in the temporary exhibit By Greig: The Art of Greig Steiner located in the Historic Boyd Building. Be sure to attend this unique program to ask questions and gain first-hand knowledge from the artist. This program is free and open to the public, no reservations are required.

History Hike: Monday, September 26 2022, 9:00 a.m. - Join Estes Park Museum docents on a history hike of the historic Birch Ruins and Cabin at the Centennial Open Space at Knoll-Willows. This one-hour tour will explore the history of the site, including the fire that destroyed the bungalow, the growth and development of Estes Park, the landscape and nature of the area and its breathtaking mountain views, and F.O Stanley and his famous hotel. This tour allows you to enter and explore the inside of the Birch Cabin. This program is free and open to the public. Good walking shoes and a water bottle are recommended for the mile long hike, including hills along a gravel path. The tour will begin near the Enos Mills statue in Bond Park. No reservations are required. For information regarding paid parking, please visit: www.estes.org/parking.

Downtown Walking Tour: Thursdays throughout September, 10:00 a.m. - Discover the hidden past on a walking tour of downtown Estes Park. During the tour, participants will be guided by trained docents. Tours meet at the northeast corner of Bond Park (next to the bronze Enos Mills sculpture at MacGregor and Park Avenues). The group will walk west through town and return to the same site. Tours travel a distance of about 0.7 miles, good walking shoes are encouraged. Tours are free, donations are welcome. First come, first served; no reservations required.

Oral Histories:

The Estes Park Museum is making select oral histories available online. The videos will be available via the Town of Estes Park’s YouTube channel and can be accessed below:

Douglas Snively oral history

Bronson MacDonald oral history

Greig Steiner oral history

Past Programs:

Miss an online program? No problem! 

The views and opinions expressed in each program are specific to that individual, community member, and/or presenter. 

Click here to access the previous Estes Park Museum programs